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by pyronaught
Thu Dec 04, 2014 5:04 am
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Heated Enclosure
Replies: 14
Views: 11504

Re: Heated Enclosure

nice job on the cabinet. as for the extruder, i thought about that about a year ago but now the price of good filament is so low its not even worth your time. put the failures in the recycle and forget it. another thing about extruding your own is that you would not want to regrind the parts and ju...
by pyronaught
Thu Dec 04, 2014 3:46 am
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Heated Enclosure
Replies: 14
Views: 11504

Re: Heated Enclosure

I hadn't actually researched it, it was just the first thought I had as scrap prototyping parts started piling up. It's good to know there are ways of getting the filament cost down, I'll probably get one of those machines. They look simple enough to build yourself too. It looks like there are a few...
by pyronaught
Wed Dec 03, 2014 9:52 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Heated Enclosure
Replies: 14
Views: 11504

Re: Heated Enclosure

I've been printing PLA in the cabinet without any problem, but I do keep the door open. With the door closed it will get up over 100 F in there so I'm going to add a cooling fan since the machine is too noisy to have to sit next to while working. Closing the door pretty much silences the noise, so I...
by pyronaught
Tue Dec 02, 2014 10:14 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Heated Enclosure
Replies: 14
Views: 11504

Heated Enclosure

While waiting for my new M2 Kit to arrive I built this heated enclosure. I'm new to 3D printing and was planning to mostly use ABS, although PLA is stronger than I thought it would be. Anyway, I read where ABS can warp or suffer layer separation if the ambient air is too cool, so I'm using an STS-10...